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Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto: Tours & Tickets

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Campo San Giacomo di Rialto San Polo 1 | San Polo, 30125 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 4 August 2019

Venice’s oldest church is only 3 minutes away from the Rialto Bridge and yet it is quite uncrowded and quiet - you won’t be jostled by crowds or have to duck selfie sticks here. It is not a must-see but entry is free and it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 22 July 2019

Just round the corner from the iconic Rialto Bridge, this is a hidden gem. Very tranquil, with lots of original features. Well worth the effort to pop in and reflect.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 12 June 2019

San Giacomo di Rialto is the oldest Church in Venice that can be seen from it. She was already supposedly consecrated in the year 421. Learn San Giacomo is not difficult. By the clock, the dial of which is divided into 24 parts. Opposite the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 23 April 2019

I have passed this building many times without realizing it was a church. It was tony But Impressive. I think there are about 6 or 8 piews in the church. It is one if the oldest churches in Venice and lovely! There are also wonderful...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank artistJoan
Reviewed 30 March 2019

We wanted to see the interior of this little church with the large ornate clock on its facade. The clock has only one hand and the clock-face is divided in 24 hours! The church of San Giacometto is one of the oldest churches in the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

Quite by chance found this church around the corner from Rialto bridge, went inside and read on the plaque that this is the oldest church in Venice! Nice little church.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alliohna
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Just look to your right when you step off the bridge. Often overlooked but interesting to see this oldest church in Venice is unique. Notice the one hand clock on the front. Inside is now a violin museum but it is interesting to know that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful find a bit away from the crowds. Just loved stumbling upon it didn’t realize it was there. A real must see so much history to be learned.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nettie F
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto is the oldest church in Venice. It was consecrated in 422 a.d. This classic church has an enormous clock with one hand and divided into 24 hours. I particularly think that the building is pretty unique. Chiesa di San...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bulqis K
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Keep walking and keep finding hidden treasures. I just love this beautiful city... You will find lot of stores to buy souvenirs near the church... Its 2-3 mins away from rialto bridge...

Date of experience: July 2017
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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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Annette M
18 February 2019|
Response from Rowland45 | Reviewed this property |
No there are no concerts. The Church is a museum for instruments inside. There are concerts directly across the bridge at another old church and many others in Venice on a regular basis.